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ALSO CALLED: Distributed Networking, Distributed Processing
DEFINITION: In general, distributed computing is any computing that involves multiple computers remote from each other that each have a role in a computation problem or information processing. 1) In business enterprises, distributed computing generally has meant putting various steps in business processes at the most efficient places in a network of computers. In the typical transaction using the 3-tier model,  … 

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Computer Weekly – 17 September 2019: The £1bn IT plan to modernise UK railways
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to the Network Rail CIO about the £1bn IT plan that underpins the modernisation of UK railways. As 5G roll-outs begin, we look at the likely enterprise applications of the new mobile network technology. And we examine the progress of cloud computing in financial services. Read the issue now.
Posted: 17 Sep 2019 | Published: 17 Sep 2019

ComputerWeekly.com

Extended Enterprise Poses Identity and Access Management Challenges
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Inside this SearchSecurity.com e-guide, we explore the disconnect between traditional IAM and the distributed, mobile enterprise to uncover the top three IAM challenges organizations are experiencing today.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

DDoS Attacks Are On The Rise – And Fatal to Most Businesses
sponsored by Arbor Networks
EGUIDE: This e-guide arms you with the information you need to prepare your defenses for distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Learn how DDoS attacks target your security weak spots, how responses to attacks are improving, and the central challenges surrounding attack prevention.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 11 Oct 2016

Arbor Networks

MongoDB Updates Include Swappable Data Storage Engines
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, discover recent updates to MongoDB that enable organizations to switch storage engines depending on user needs. Additionally, learn about forthcoming updates to MongoDB that will streamline database design and provide better visibility into NoSQL data structures.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

Rackspace

The Challenges of NoSQL Architecture, According to IT Pros
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, explore insights from a series of IT leaders and data management consultants about the current readiness of NoSQL technology for enterprise-level tasks, such as business intelligence and big data applications.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

Rackspace

Webinar: Selecting the Right SCM Tool
sponsored by WANdisco
WEBCAST: Most SCM tools are not well-suited to support the industry trend towards WAN-based, globally distributed enterprise software development. This report and webinar will explore the reasons why these tools often struggle in a WAN environment and the key technologies for implementing solutions.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 12, 2013

WANdisco

Evaluation and Download of IBM Platform Symphony Developer Edition
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: You can if you download a free trial of IBM Platform Symphony Developer Edition, software that enables rapid development and test of distributed applications by emulating a production grid -- eliminating the need for a physical grid.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

IBM

The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make in Web Conferences
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, unveil the top 7 biggest things to avoid when conducting web conferences so that you can efficiently and effectively lead meetings even when online.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Solving the Scalability Problem with Big Data
sponsored by WANdisco
EGUIDE: A centralized computing strategy can keep your organization from realizing the value of big data. In this expert e-guide, learn how embracing a more distributed architecture can solve traditional scalability problems and lead to big data success. Also inside, discover the value of NoSQL options.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2013

WANdisco

Demystifying the scale up vs. scale out debate for data warehousing
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, IT analyst Tony Iams, SVP, Ideas International, delves deeper into the scale up vs. scale out debate. Learn about the growing popularity of scaling out options, such as massively parallel processing (MPP) and distributed computing approaches.
Posted: 11 Dec 2012 | Published: 11 Dec 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Hardest Problems in Data Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how to enable a fast, scalable, fault-tolerant distributed foundation for data management that runs dynamically across the many-machine, many-core, memory-based computing topologies that today's organizations are assembling from existing IT resources and pay-as-you-go clouds.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

VMware, Inc.

MicroScope - January 2012: A special issue examining the opportunities that virtualisation offers the channel
sponsored by MicroScope
EZINE: Virtualisation has been one of those technologies that the channel has been encouraged to get to grips with for the past few years. Starting with the server the technology has expanded to the desktop and an entire vendor community has grown providing management tools.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Jan 2012

MicroScope

Top 5 Challenges for Hadoop MapReduce in the Enterprise
sponsored by Platform Computing Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes challenges organizations face when using MapReduce, and the means by which Platform MapReduce can address them.
Posted: 16 Aug 2011 | Published: 16 Aug 2011

Platform Computing Corporation

Back to the Future: The New IT Infrastructure Opportunity
sponsored by Avocent
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resources to discover new technology and solutions to address security and operating expense (OPEX) issues related to distributed computing such as thin client, fast client, diskless workstations, SaaS, and VDI.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Avocent

Be as Agile as you can be
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Join Elizabeth Woodward, IBM Agile Practice Expert, as she discusses how software development leaders and agile teams can identify the impact of choices in organizing their team structure to optimize a distributed Agile methodology. 
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Premiered: Apr 4, 2011

IBM

Best Practices for Virtualizing Distributed Environments: Enterprise-Class Virtualization for Remote Office and Branch Office Infrastructures
sponsored by VM6 Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides the 4 best practices that IT leaders of ROBO organizations need to consider when virtualizing their businesses, providing ROI tips and establishing a roadmap for reducing the Total Cost of Ownership for virtualizing the distributed ROBO environment.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

VM6 Software

Server Monitoring: Centralize and Win
sponsored by TNT Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: One of the main limitations of native tools in a Windows OS is that it stores all of the event & performance logs information locally in each individual system. For an environment with multiple systems, this makes problem analysis much more challenging. This paper will discuss the importance of effective, centralized management solutions.
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 | Published: 12 Aug 2009

TNT Software, Inc.

Open Source in the Next Computing Wave
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: The current economic climate is forcing more systematic thinking about costs in general, including those associated with overall complexity and the security and resiliency of large distributed infrastructures. These trends intersect in powerful ways; a new wave of computing is gathering momentum as a result. And open source is playing a major role.
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jan 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Load Balancing Basics
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover a powerful and comprehensive load balancing solution.
Posted: 18 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Citrix

The SOA Competitive Landscape Redefined: A Manager's Guide to SOA Platforms
sponsored by Fiorano Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes an approach to evaluating an SOA platform, that is aimed at creating a system based upon a service-oriented application composition and a peer-to-peer distributed infrastructure architecture.
Posted: 13 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Fiorano Software, Inc.

Scaling Enterprise SOA Deployments: Benefits of a Service-Grid Architecture Powering Next-Generation SOA Deployments
sponsored by Fiorano Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews modern enterprise service grids and how their brokered peer-to-peer architecture offer ease of use for a wide array of distributed computing projects including the SOA market.
Posted: 13 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Fiorano Software, Inc.

Streamline and Speed the Delivery of High-quality Software Applications
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the importance of collaborative management of software development and testing processes in order to achieve an integrated view of distributed development while meeting internal and external compliance requirements.
Posted: 21 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

IBM Software Group
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